The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.60% 5.33% 6.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 15.38% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
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£153 £403 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.11% +126.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 22.52% 34.67% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 12
Average daily rate £320 £425 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +139.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £208 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 3
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Uxbridge region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Uxbridge region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) FMCG
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) FMCG
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SAP